Know About Don Lemon; Age, Engaged, Father, CNN, Salary, House

Published Date: 05 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 05 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After coming out as a gay in 2011, Don Lemon has kept his dating status inside the shadow. Now, he revealed the news of an engagement with his boyfriend, who are soon to-be married so far.

Don Lemon is American journalist and author, who anchors CNN Tonight with Don Lemon airing weeknights. Besides, he serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming.

Don Lemon Bio; Father, Education, Height

Don was born on 1st March 1966 to a single working mother Katherine Clark. His father Mr. Richardson appeared barely in his life. He grew up with two sisters; Yma and Leisa in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Lemon, who stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) attended Baker High School. Afterward, he went to Brooklyn College from where he majored in broadcast journalism at the age of 30.

His Career; NBC, CNN

Initially, Don worked as a news assistant on WNYW in New York City. He also gained experience, anchoring and reporting in WBRC-TV and KTVI-TV.


Don Lemon has reported and anchored the several breaking stories on CNN (Picture: CNN)

In 2003, Lemon joined NBC News as an anchor and reporter. Moreover, he was a correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News and also an anchor on Weekend Today and MSNBC. After working for three years, he joined CNN in 2006. Currently, he anchors CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and is a correspondent on various program across CNN.

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Salary, Net, Worth & House

From his long-tenured journalism career, Don has boasted the impressive amount of net worth so far. He earns above the average yearly salary of $84872 as a CNN journalist.

Don is the owner of an apartment situated in Harlem. Similarly, he bought a vintage style house on Rysam Street for $3.1 million in August 2016.

Engaged To Gay Partner Tim Malone

The 53-year-old came out as gay, through his memoir, Transparent in 2011. Don, who was born gay revealed his sexuality in an interview with the New York Times.

Shifting to his dating life, Lemon is currently in a relationship with a real estate agent Tim Malone. The couple announced their engagement on 6 April 2019. He revealed the news through the pictures of dog collars that read “Daddy Will You Marry Papa? On his Instagram.


Don Lemon with his fiancé Tim Malone at GLAAD Media Award in May 2019 (Picture: Don’s Instagram)

Don met Tim, aged 35 in New York and started dating since 2017. Tim is the real estate agent for elite Corcoran Group where he sells million dollar properties.

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Some Interesting Facts About Don Lemon

  • Don was sexually abused by a teenage male neighbor when he was five years old.
  • He became one of the 150 most influential African Americans by Ebony magazine in 2009.
  • His sister Leisa died at the age of 58 from drowning in a pond while fishing in January 2018.
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